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Medical Writers work in academic medical centers or for science publications and are responsible for producing materials like presentations, medical journal abstracts, news releases, educational materials, or marketing copy for medical products. These experts usually showcase in their resumes qualities like medical terminology knowledge, excellent writing and editorial skills, medical regulations familiarity, and time management. Computer competencies are necessary as well. Based on our collection of example resumes, these employees usually hold a Bachelor's Degree in journalism or English and have experience in the medical writing field.

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1

Medical Writer

Performed medical writing for multiple projects and provided input to project teams to support completion of accurate, quality regulatory documents

  • Authored CSRs for drug and medical device clinical studies.
  • Reviewed SAPs and TFLs.
  • Oversaw timely internal and external reviews of draft and final documents
  • Compiled and bookmarked CSRs for FDA submissions.
  • Served as a project coordinator for a multicenter, Phase 3 study: identified qualified investigators; collected and reviewed regulatory documents, arranged investigator training sessions, tracked and reported start-up progress.
  • Assisted in the planning of investigator meetings, prepared investigator meeting materials, and presented on regulatory requirements at meetings.
  • Provided editorial review for business development documents.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Journalism
2

Medical Writer

Extracted relevant data from the clinical protocol, statistical analysis plan (SAP), and CSR for inclusion in the NIH database - also referred to as www.clinicaltrials.gov, ENCePP, and EudraCT for the purposes of clinical trials registration and results disclosure

  • Worked closely with the product team, across sites and countries, to ensure satisfaction and that corporate policy and NIH standards are exceeded, with regards to clinical trial transparency for all assigned products
  • Prepared CSR study synopses in accordance with Merck Guidance Documents and the regulations of the German authorities
  • Utilized knowledge of NIH regulations, applicable state and federal laws, and internal Merck policies
  • Ensured assigned projects were delivered on time and under budget, through effective project management skills
  • Preformed quality control assessments of all assigned deliverables for other medical writers
  • Multifunctional role with teams spanning the globe
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
English
MS
Biochemistry
Management And Copyright Principles
3

Medical Writer

Writes and coordinates preclinical and integrated clinical study reports; supports preparation of patent applications; prepares drafts of manuscripts and reviews articles for publication; and edits research grant proposals for extramural funding.

  • Currently a peer-reviewer for Biologics: Targets & Therapy and Open Access Journal of Clinical Trials.
  • Established collaboration with BioVentures Company that paved way to an application for a medical device patent with the US Patent & Trademark Office (Ucer and Mercado, 2012; Patent for an Automated Medication Dispenser).
  • Published review articles and clinical practice guidelines on topics like stroke (Gabriel and Mercado, 2011; Abstract presented in the 3rd Annual International Epidemiology Congress), pulmonary tuberculosis (Gabriel and Mercado, 2011), and clinical trials (Gabriel and Mercado, 2011).
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Biology
MD
Doctor of Medicine
Postdoctoral Fellow
4

Contract Medical Writer

Working as a freelance medical writer providing services to a network of biotech firms and pharmaceutical companies.

  • Provided manuscript writing and editing services
  • Synthesized, collected and edited clinical content for educational offerings
  • Liaised with academics and KOLs to develop optimal publication strategy and carryout written deliverables
  • Assisted in the development of selected medical education activities
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Materials Science And Engineering
PhD
Biomedical Engineering
5

Biologist and Technical/medical Writer and Editor

Biologist and Technical/Medical Writer and Editor for a large federal government academic research laboratory (National Cancer Institute, HIV and AIDS Malignancy Branch)

  • Performed a variety of Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology and Immunology techniques and experiments for the advancement of cancer research.
  • Designed, composed and implemented new protocols, procedures, manuals, user guides and training materials; adapted existing protocols, procedures, manuals, user guides and training materials to meet specific experimental goals, as well as ensured that they followed NIH Good Laboratory Practices guidelines and regulations.
  • Assisted in the writing of papers published in scientific journals.
  • Trained and supervised postdoctoral fellows, junior level lab personnel and students (high school through PhD/MD).
  • Managed lab supplies and equipment, kept precise records of daily lab work, conducted computer-based data analysis and statistics.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
month
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
6

Medical Writer

  • Wrote and edited independent imaging review charters describing the diagnostic review of images, as determined by study protocol, published read criteria and FDA guidance
  • Wrote and edited Clinical Study Reports and patient narratives
  • Created training materials and image management guidelines for clinical sites
  • Wrote new and revised existing SOPs and work instructions as well as Data Management Plans, Communication Plans and Project Management Plans
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BFA
Dramatic Writing
7

Contract Senior Medical Writer

Writer and editor of regulatory documents for ophthalmology products

  • Worked primarily on therapy for posterior uveitis
  • Wrote and edited protocols and CSRs for US, Japanese and European submissions
  • Wrote and edited IBs, ISS/ISEs, 2.7.3 and 2.7.4 documents
  • Reviewed and updated SOPs and internal writing style guides
  • Wrote and edited patient narratives
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
C
Clinical Trials Management
BA
Bachelor of Arts
MS
Clinical Research Administration
8

Regulatory Medical Writer

Regulatory writer for [company name], a consulting firm specializing in writing and editing for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Write and edit summaries of clinical pharmacology for Investigational New Drugs (INDs) and New Drug Applications (NDAs), clinical study reports and study protocols.

  • Writing safety narratives, clinical study reports (CSR), involving assembly, quality control review on a weekly basis, and accuracy. Also, protocols in the areas of oncology, cardiovascular, women's health, and pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics.
  • Effective communicator able to work with both management, clinical professionals and Contract Research Organizations (CROs) to provide clear, complete trial level agreements and contracts.
  • Detecting and resolving quality issues on a weekly basis to ensure data/report milestone dates are met.
  • Extensive Phase 1 clinical trail experience.
Candidate Info
42
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
C
Pharmacology / Pharmacokinetics, St John
BS
Biology
MS
Biology
9

Freelance Medical Writer, Science Editor, and Veterinary Industry Consultant

  • Listed as as author or coauthor for a) recently published chapter on dog and cat anthelmintics in clinical pharmacology text, b) leukotriene inhibition review article published in refereed journal, and c) 6 articles published in veterinary trade magazines. Acknowledged for editing and writing assistance in a) update of 3 chapters in recently published dog and cat nutrition text and b) in over 10 clinical trial reports that were published in refereed journals.
  • Was primary medical editor for Novartis' Publishing Endeavors and Pinnacle of Excellence Program in 2007 and 2008.
  • Wrote and edited continuing education (CE) manuscripts. Served as the medical writer faculty member for Milestones in Oncology: Events that Changed the Course of Cancer Therapy and Implications for the Future, a 5-manuscript human CE booklet published in 2007 by The American School of Oncology. Acknowledged for writing and editing a veterinary technician CE manuscript on computed radiography.
Candidate Info
29
years in
workforce
14
years
at this job
BS
Agriculture
Veterinary Medicine
10

Senior Medical Writer

Wrote, edited, and published regulatory protocols, patient narratives investigational plans, and Clinical Study Reports in the clinical research areas of vision care, pharmaceutical, surgical, and refractive

  • Edited medical abstracts and journal reviews for non-English authors
  • Developed and updated templates and processes, reference guides, Field Observation Studies
  • Served as Editor-in-Chief for a quarterly newsletter
  • Developed Annual Reports, INDs, NDAs and CIBs
  • Developed templates and style guides for the medical writing group
  • Facilitated meetings related to a documentation review and approval of documents
  • Applied ICH E3 standards for documentation development for FDA submission
  • Received training on eCTD format submissions
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
French And English
MS
Instructional Design

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